106.5 Tyler

Jack Comes To East Texas

Alpha Media flipped Classic Hits “Sunny 106.5” KOOI Jacksonville/Tyler TX to Variety Hits “106.5 Jack-FM” this morning. KOOI had garnered a 3.5 share in the Tyler/Longview market in the Fall 2016 Nielsen Audio ratings. The move pushes KOOI closer competitively to Townsquare Media Hot AC “Mix 93.1” KTYL and its 5.5 share. Alpha Media, East Texas announced the addition of 106.5 Jack FM to KOOI. The station previously known as Sunny 106.5, switched to Jack FM today, June 26th. For the first time in several years, listeners in East Texas will hear artists such as U2, No Doubt, Lynyrd Skynard, Prince, Adele, The Rolling Stones, Hootie and The Blowfish, and many more. Jack plays songs that people know and can sing along with, making it perfect for work and pla...[Read More]

Alpha Media Expands Into Shreveport & Tyler

Alpha will pay $13.75 million for the nine Access.1 stations in Shreveport and Tyler. Original Report 12/22: Alpha Media has announced the acquisition of nine stations in two markets from Access.1 Communications. The deal will bring Alpha up to 83 stations as the company adds Access.1’s stations in Shreveport, LA and Tyler, TX to its holdings. The stations involved in the deal are: Shreveport: Classic Hits 95.7 KLKL Minden, Rock “98 Rocks” 98.1 KTAL-FM Texarkana TX, Urban AC 102.1 KDKS-FM Blanchard, Urban “103.7 The Beat” KBTT Haughton, and Gospel “The Light 980” KOKA Shreveport Tyler: Regional Mexican “La Invasora 96.7” KOYE Frankston, Classic Country “104.1 The Ranch” KKUS Tyler, Country 105.7 KYKX Longview, and Classic Hi...[Read More]